Dr Victoria Canning argues that the current asylum system is one of punitiveness, social othering and criminalisation, and that it is time for a humane approach in our responses to people seeking asylum
Imogen Tyler, Nick Gill, Deirdre Conlon and Ceri Oeppen in Race & Class discuss the dilemma posed by the cooption of migration and asylum advocacy and support groups into the immigration detention market by private sector companies.
Roger Grimshaw explores media reporting of and attitudes to people seeking asylum
By the ICAR public images partnership for National Refugee Integration Forum, Community and Media Sub-Group and Funded by Immigration and Nationality Directorate, UK Home Office
The Centre has investigated changes in the contentious press coverage of asylum. The project was intended to discover if guidelines issued by the Press Complaints Commission, in the interests of public safety, were being observed.